Mr. SIU Wai Keung, Francis (蕭偉強)
age 62, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of our Company. Mr. Siu is currently an Independent Non-Executive Director of GuocoLand Limited, a company listed on the Singapore Exchange, and also the Independent Non-Executive Director of CITIC Limited, CGN Power Co., Limited and China International Capital Corporation Limited, all of which are listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, and also an Independent Non-Executive Director of Beijing Gao Hua Securities Company Limited and BHG Retail Trust Management Pte. Ltd.. Mr. Siu previously acted as the Independent Non-Executive Director of Hua Xia Bank Co., Limited, Beijing Hualian Hypermarket Company Limited, Hop Hing Group Holdings Limited, Shunfeng International Clean Energy Limited and China Huishan Dairy Holdings Co. Ltd.
Mr. Siu graduated from the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Accounting and Financial Management in 1979. He is also a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He joined KPMG Manchester, UK in 1979 and returned to Hong Kong in 1986 and became a partner of KPMG Hong Kong in 1993. He was previously a Senior Partner of KPMG Shanghai Office, a Senior Partner of KPMG Beijing Office as well as a Senior Partner of Northern Region, KPMG China. Mr. Siu has been in the accounting profession for over 30 years.